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bay area as more stores are
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opening up early this evening. we will have more on the stores opening and check in live with the people waiting in line in best buy. james? >> all right, let's get an update on weather and traffic. we have people standing in line and people ton road to grandmas. hey erica. >> hey james. today will be a dry one, but it will be cold. sunny conditions later on this afternoon, it is going to be a clear one for thanksgiving night and tomorrow, similar temperatures, it could be a little warmer. now as we look ahead, we will continue with fair weather. this weekend could bring us some 70s , but if you are heading out right now, look at all the 30s . in newin napa, mid 40s . robin? >> thank you very much, erica.
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light traffic all around the bay area. nothing to slow you down as you shop or travel. let's head out to the bridge where it has been trouble free. about 12 minutes to get from hayward to froster city. no problems if you are headed to oakland or san jose airport. same goes for the peninsula. 380, 92, all trouble free if you are trying to get to the sfo. your full traffic check in just a few minutes. >> thank you robin. is now we are out to glide memorial for their thanksgiving meal. mike pelton is there. the energy has really stepped up. >> underway. a lot of volunteers about 500
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of them perfect for everyone who coming here today. i will show you some of the turkey and ham. about 500 volunteers. 5,000 meals. to those in need in our community. a lot of these volunteers themselves tell me they have fallen hon hard times but it is important to them to come back out to the community. take a listen. ingly just realize there are so many people who are much more in need than i am who have fallen into harder times. they haven't had the resources. now that i am getting my life back together, i wanted to give back and just get the good feeling that i'm feelinglike rewarding myself for getting it together and i can help others as well. >> reporter: those who come out will not get a small taste of thanksgiving. they will get a full feast.
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ham, turkeys, potatoes, you name it. they will get a whole lot in this meal. that opens at 9:00. they will feed about 5,000 people. goes until 2:00. if they run out, there will be boxed lunches available. so anyone who comes between 9:00 and 2:00 today will have to get in line, but they will get a meal. and james, just talking about the volunteers. they stress it is great to have everyone out here. they have volunteers-year-old looking ahead to the christmas meal. they still need a lot of people for that meal. back to you. >> absolutely mike, thank you for the update. if you want more information on how to volunteer with glide, head to their website. mark? >> the lines are growing here outside bay area stores that are opening up this evening. here, the lines outside the best buy. we have jackie sissel here with
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an update. >> you are looking at shopper x here. this person standing out here. he is my neighbor. i have seen him out here the last five years. he got here at 8:00 yesterday morning to beat the crowd and you can see the crowd is going out here at the best buy. there are a dozen people in line. they have the barricade set up. this one doesn't open until midnight tonight. people are waiting in line to get those deals. the stores are opening earlier and earlier, and that means the people are lining up mark. as i said, this gentleman has been in line since 8:00 yes morning. he says he hopes to be thousands of dollars worths of stuff i. talked to people earlier this morning about what they wanted and why they were in line. >> i need a new x box. [laughter] and pick up some new games. and i work here at 6:00 in the
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morning black friday, so i can't wait in line for hours and then come to work. >> reporter: is it worth giving up thanksgiving for? >> i mean, we will have people bring food out to us so it is still kind of the same thing, but it's worth it a little bit. yeah. [laughter] >> reporter: i like the way he said, a little bit, yeah. it's cold out here, mark, you can see people are bundled up. they need it. it feels like it is in the mid 30s right now as people crawl into their sleeping bags. they still have a long wait ahead of them. but for them it is absolutely worth it. >> did you ask your neighbor to get you anything the jackie? >> reporter: every year i see him out here and i know he will be out here doing this. at some point, don't you run out of thins to buy? but he says he will be buying things for friends. laptops and such. so now, it's a tradition.
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he picks it up for other people. >> thanks jackie. we wanted to tell you about some of the stores opening early. check this out, k-mart, sears, wal-mart, all opening up tonight at 9:00 this evening. target opening up. best buy opens up along with macy's. in the bay area, malls are opening up as well. and stoneridge, they are all opening their doors for the first time at midnight tonight. james? >> wow, all right, well you brought up wal-mart. they are not very happy about the fact stores are opening early on thanksgiving evening. some of the workers prepare to go on strike. this is youtube video of a similar protest that happened in southern california last month and this may be the scene you come across today. at least this richmond and san jose. they will be targeting stores
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in those cities. it starts with the employees being upset about coming to work, now they want better working conditions while they are at it so we will hear from them throughout the day. as for wal-mart, they say their stores will operate normally and that customers won't see anything out of the ordinary. and these so-called protests involve a handful of associates. most of the protesters don't work for wal-mart. we will take a break. let's go back outside. we have a look at walnut creek. traffic is awfully light this morning as expected on this thanksgiving day. happy thanksgiving. we'll be back with more in a moment.
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>> and we're back here at 7:10 keeping an eye on the macy's thanksgiving day parade. sonic the hedgehog coming into view as 3-and-a-half million people lineing the streets here watching the parade go on in manhattan. the parade is taking a different route than it normally does. sit not going through time square. it is going down 6th avenue instead before coming up in front of macy's flag ship on 34 street. so that's a different route. 3-and-a-half million people here. they have 5,000 bleacher seats
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along the parade route set aside for families affected by superstorm sandy. so the parade organizers doing what they can to at least give those folks a little bit of happiness here after all the struggle in the past few weeks or so. let's bring it back to the bay area. we have a part of ocean beach closed. crews are cleaning up a sewage discharge that came from a manhole cover yesterday at balboa. the department of public works says the beach has a no swimming advisory as they conduct quality tests on the water. about 90% of the discharge is rainwater. no reports of foul odor. before they reopen the area and we want to make sure they do that. we are learning of a third death dying from eating toxic mushrooms at a senior care
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facility. the golden age facility. they reported that. the name's of the victims not released after they ate a soup with toxic mushrooms november ea . the person who made the soup picked the mushrooms from their backyard. they didn't know it was poisonous. let's take a break. we have clear skies and sunshine. hopefully, it will warm us up before too much longer. it's cold out there. we have a full look at the forecast coming up. ♪
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. >> following a very delicate cease fire between hamas and the gaza strip and israel, the cease fire brokered by secretary of state hillary clinton with egypt. here's the celebrations in the streets of gaza city as the cease fire was announced. several rockets were fired from gaza into israel shortly after the cease fire was put into effect yesterday. but there were no casualties and no signs of response from israel. now under the cease fire, israel agrees to stop all hostilities in the gaza strips and the palestinians from gaza into israel. that's how this started with rocket attacks from gaza. the truce will be guaranteed by
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egypt where secretary of state hillary clinton is negotiating this deal. the cease fire went into effect 11:00 our time yesterday morning. clinton making the announcement at a news conference. james? we have government war planes bombing a building next to a hospital killing at least 15 people. now that hospital is one of the last remaining sources of medical help for civilians. meanwhile, syrian rebels have seized a key military base. back to the bay, it will be cold to start. happy thanksgiving erica. >> you too, james. sit sunny out there, but a cold start to the morning. most people are still in bed. if you are headed outside to
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walk the dog, temperatures are sitting in the 40s , looks like downtown san francisco has recently dropped to 49 degrees. we do are some 30s for the north bay valleys. we will start to warm thing up into the afternoon. the futurecast has 2:00 p.m. on the clock, all that green shows the 60s . everyone in the same boat today by 7:00 p.m. tonight. looks like we will see a wide range of 50s . so as we break down the numbers, very similar to yesterday, we won't see a as many clouds. happy thanksgiving, have a pleasant holiday in pittsburgh. you are 65-degrees . as we take a look at your forecast in the north bay, santa rosa, 66. 63 expected in richmond, a degree warmer in berkeley. we have warmer weather on the
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way transitionings into the weekend. now we will lose a couple of degrees as we start the next workweek. we have the potential for colder weather next thursday. if you are headed in that direction, you won't need your chains for 80, 50, or 88. temperatures are in the upper 20s . so it is cold up there, too. afternoon highs will be in the 50s . heavenly ski resort, a base of 22, north star, your base is 18 to 37 inches if you are headed up to that resort and none of the resorts have seen fresh snow because it was too warm. that is your weather on the traffic, now here is robin. >> thank you erica. lots of folks have the day off from work and school so it has been pretty quiet out there. no major trouble spots, but we do have a little trouble in
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highway 680 at jacqueline. crews have been on scene working with some debris, the lanes have been flooding there, the ramp was closed temporarily. sit back open. as of now, you have the two right lanes closed. as that clean up is still underway, traffic getting by without a delay, so it won't slow you down for your commute, northbound and southbound traffic doing just fine. a trouble free commute on 84, looking good from the south bay, all the way into san francisco, and checking traffic in the north bay, a little crowding on south 181. the good news is it loosens up by the time you reach the golden gate bridge. in san francisco, it is still a light easy commute out of oakland. the oath drive time still under 10 minutes. a good drive into the city. we are had no problems on the
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span there. checking your commute across the golden gate, it is still nice. >> all right, thank you robin. 580 back open this morning after opd had to shut it down for nearly two hours last night. police say the investigation was related to suspects in two vehicle who were shooting at each other. no victims were shoot by gunfire, none reported yet to police. the fort of oakland has fired a former member of the oakland city council to be the attorney. -- the 5th busiest container port in the country. it overseas oakland international airport. now let's go to the south bay where san jose lease are looking for a hit and run driver. a pedestrian was killed in east san jose, the man was also hit by a second driver who did stop
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and cooperated with police. he said the pedestrian was not in the crosswalk when he was hit. the suspect's car is described only as a dark colored sedan. this is the 9th pedestrian fatality in san jose this year. including opening fire on a police officer. that person remains in custody after making his first court appearance yesterday. we are talk about jonathan wilbanks. here is his appearance. she charged with murder, four counts of second degree robbery, and receiving a stolen vehicle. >> he's charged with first degree murder circumstance that makes him eligible without the possibility of parole.
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>> he fatally shot one man in an attempted carjacking. now police are still looking for his accomplice. wilbanks did not enter a plea and will return to court in december. a live look at 101 at the 87 interchange. we'll be back with more coverage of your thanksgiving thursday in just a minute. experience theticket to pressure-relieving comfort of tempur-pedic, and sleep risk-free with sleep train's 100-day money back guarantee. get 36 months interest-free financing: no down, and no interest for 3 years. plus, get free same-day delivery. sleep train's 100-day money back guarantee, interest-free financing, and free delivery?
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. >> and we're back. it is 7:25. so new movies out this thanksgiving include a story about the making of alfred hitchcock's psycho. director anl lee brings the novel life of pi to the big screen. it's about a zoo keeper's son who escapes a ship wreck and is left on a lifeboat with a tiger. it is rated pg. anthony hopkins stars as alfred hitchcock and follows his relationship with his wife and partner. >> you shouldn't wait until
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halfway through, kill her off after 30 minutes. >> it is rated pg-13. >> there he is. jack frost. >> santa. >> wow. >> in rise of the guardians, jack frost teams up with the heros of children's imaginations including santa claus and the easter bunny. rise of the guardians is rated pg. for now showing, i'm nick. some ideas of things to do over the holiday week. coming up, we will have more headlines for you. full check at weather and photographic as well. here's a live look at the roof camera looking at the early morning here in san francisco. we'll be right back.
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this thank giving. happy thanksgiving, a live look at the golden gate bridge. skies are clear, the sun is out. good morning erica. >> that was a beautiful shot of the golding gate bridge. it is clear out there, but crisp. we still have a handful of upper 30s for some of the north bay valleys, but into the afternoon, sunny mild weather will persist. we will be in the 60s pretty much everywhere. later tonight, we will continue with clear conditions. high pressure is in control over the west. it will remain that way with temperatures into the 70s . i'll tell you when we can expect wet weather in just a bit. >> reporter: we have not had any trouble so far with traffic. if you are getting ready to head out the door, it will be a nice light ride for you. here's a live look at the
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golden gate bridge. traffic moving well, about a 20 minute trip between novato and san francisco. getting through oakland, south bay traffic looking good if you are headed to the airport down south and if you are trying to get to sfo from the south peninsula. i have your full traffic check coming up in just a bit. >> thank you robin. now let's get out to glide memorial courage where volunteers are working. yoli aceves is out there. >> reporter: hey there james, plenty of action happening. breakfast is underway. you can see plenty of volunteers down there, very active.
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serving, they will be serving 5,000 meals today. and that is some serious business. that's right, they have about 500 volunteerings helping out today on thanksgiving. one of the biggest influxes and changing this year is there are lots of senior citizens without any help. they live on a tight budget and most of their money goes to paying the rent. so they actually see the big influx of senior citizens coming to get their meals so they have very thankful they are able to at least provide for the community, but of course, the one thing they are stressing this time around is that it is not just in thanksgiving they need help. they need help throughout the year. it's wonderful that people come out, but they are really hoping people remember glide during the year because they said after -- on december 26, once the holidays are over, they still need volunteers in the morning to help serve people. they still need donations and things of that sort.
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so hopefully, the message could come out using thanksgiving even though they have a lot of volunteers today, people will come out and volunteer throughout the year, james. >> absolutely. that table off to the left with the turkeys stand up. are they making a dent or are there still a ton left? >> there is still quite a bit left to carve here. lots of turkeys, a lot of hams. i was just hearing a volunteer say oh, my back. the people who volunteer here. it's not easy. they are really putting in their hours to try to help others who are less fortunate. >> every single one of them is smiling. getting lots of satisfaction. >> reporter: they document and we have beautiful singers here as well. >> very good. anything to help pass the time. all right, yoli. thank you for that. president obama, meanwhile and his family are taking time
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out to serve others. this is video that came in yesterday of the president and his family packing and giving out bags of food to the needy. families in washington dc at a food bank there. the bags of groceries included white house m and ms. the obamas were joined by family members and friends and the basketball team. the president wants others to follow his example. try to do a little volunteer work. well new york's governor has teamed up with several big companies to make this thanksgiving a little more bearable for the victims of superstorm sandy. cuomo joining the national guard as they handed out boxes to victims. governor cuomo took time out in queens to greet first responders. he helped organize the massive food drive. about 200 homes will be
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demolished because they were damaged beyond repair. thousands of other homes they are hoping they can salvage. meantime, new jersey governor chris kristi and his wife handed out bags of food in trenton. his second annual season of service. mark? >> is and from thanksgiving thursday, we turn to black friday tomorrow, but black friday kicking off this evening from many stores opening up early. jackie sissel outside one of them where people are already camping out. >> reporter: yeah, they camped out early. mark, there ease a medical term called patient zero. it's the first person to get an illness. well that's shopper 0 right there. that person standing there. his name is kevin hall and he happens to be my neighbor,
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actually. he was the first one and he got out here at 8:00 in the morning yesterday. yeah. so he's already been in line for almost 24 hours and he still has time to go because the best buy is not opening until midnight tonight. but as you said, a lot of the stores are opening sooner and sooner. the people are lining up sooner and sooner. now kevin, this is not his first rodeo. he and his wife kathy do this every yearened they have done this the last eight to 10 years. he has run out of electronics to buy. so now he has become a secret santa for a lot of his friends. i talked to him this morning. he gave me a long list of things he is expected to pick up later today. >> we got here yesterday morning at 8:00 in the morning. we are picking up three laptops, a couple of 40-inch tvs. a couple of wi-fi twices for my
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wife's best friend from work. and, myself. and we are getting some dvds and, oh, a large range of stuff. >> reporter: and it is cold out here this morning. you see people wearing their hoodies. they say it is absolutely worth it. it has become a ritual for them. they say it is great. you can see everybody out here talking to each other. they are ready to be out here all day. some are working in shifts. they will be relieved and come back after they have dinner. but they are in for the long haul, mark. >> looks like a new tradition starting here for many families. let's talk about all the stores opening up tonight. they are opening up at 8:00 this evening, target and wal- mart. macy's at midnight. now malls are opening up.
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westfield valley. they will be opening up at midnight tonight. for the first time, james? >> all right, very good mark. the fate of the twinkie has been decided. now, we have heard from the bankruptcy judge. he did approve a request to liquidate the hostess brand. it came after they failed to end disputes with their workers. they are now going to sell off recipes and bakeries to the highest bidder. their operation shut down last week following days of strikes from employees upset about the wages offered from the companies. bakeries and distribution centers will be shut down and thousands of jobs have been lost. let's take a break. traffic is light this morning. skies are clear. we will get your thanksgiving
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forecast here again in just a few minutes.
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. >> san francisco 49ers news, collin will be the starting quarterback in new orleans against the saints. sports illustrated reported the decision to have him is not based on alex smith's medical status. he is cleared to play a good morning after he was knocked out with a concussion. he tossed two touchdowns completing 16 out of 23 passes for 247 yards, no interceptions. post game reviews against the chicago bears, the saints which beat up on the raiders 38-7 last weekend will be taking on the 49ers, james. >> all right thank you mark. we have to take a quick break, but we will be back with more headlines in a moment.
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let's look outside at the san mateo bridge. we will see temperatures warm a little bit. awfulfully cold this morning. we'll be right back.
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. >> and we are back. it's 7:44. live pictures out of new york city this morning as the macy's thanksgiving day parade is underway. what kind of float is that in the back? is that santa? i think that is. i think that's the end of the
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parade coming into view. 3.5million people there taking part in the annual thanksgiving day parade. mark? >> the u.s. postal service is starting premium service for online shoppers. if things run smoothly, they will expand this program next year. this is following similar efforts by amazon and wal-mart. so same day delivery for online ordering from the usps and the price expected to be roughly $10. it starts december 12 only in san francisco. there is an app for making holiday shopping easier. >> reporter: officially holiday season. and there are a lot of ways you can use your smart phone.
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you can find a lot of great deals, so we decided the test it out. we are here at toys r us. we used an app called red laser to find out where we could get a good price on furby. look at the item you are looking for and it will tell you which stores carry it. $54 on the app. i can get it right here. but here's the catch. just because your item's on the app doesn't mean that it is in stock. so, i just used red laser to help me find something special, now i want to find a good deal. nowly open an app called black friday. it shows me k-mart has 749 coupons. so let's go test it out. so the black friday app showed a lot of discounted tvs at k-mart. so the first one they are showing is a tv for $88. here it is. lot of great deals on the
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black friday app. but you will not find local discounts from the mom and pop stores. >> i'm using this to find the best deal. because you know, it's the holidays and we are still in a recession and with everything happening, you want to make sure you get the best deal. >> you have to be competitive. >> so let's say we want to do a little comparison shopping. check out this dvd. it's $20, but if you take a picture of it, it will tell you the prices of stores nearby. it is actually cheaper here than other stores in the area. it works easily to fine the best price, but it is limited to books, dvds , cds and video games. so here's my receipt and i will probably get a lot of these. one way to keep tabs on the receipts, you can use an app
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called lemon and take a picture. now it will store all the data in the app. and this way i don't have to carry around allotheria paper. one thing the stores are doing is putting maps inside the apps. they are helping you find the items at record speed. as we are entering the shopping season. your phone could be your competitive edge. all right, let's get an update on the weather here this thanksgiving if you will be out heading to a relative's house. >> good morning erica. >> happy thanksgiving to you james. sit still cold an temperatures are still in the 30s in the north bay. but we see the sunshine here. 39 in santa rosa, vallejo.
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as we look at the afternoon temperatures, by 2:00 p.m., all of the green there indicates temperatures in the 60s . 7:00 p.m. later tonight, clear conditions with everyone in the 50s . s as we track afternoon highs, low 60s for daly city. here is a look at your thanksgiving forecast right around dinner time. it's going to start off sunny, of course, it will get darker as the evening progresses. of all, a very pleasant thanksgiving on tap around the bay area. warmer conditions by the weekend. high pressure is firmly in control. we will lose a couple of degrees as we start the next workweek and checking out some of the extended models, we have potential for rain wednesday
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into thursday. so we will monitor that for you here on kron 4. but for now, we are on traffic with robin. >> thank you. so far, it has been quiet for the most part. here, at jacqueline road, crews have been on scene to deal with flooding. at one time the ramp was flooded, that is no longer the case. the ramp is back open. but the two right lanes are coned off. the good news is, there won't be any delays there. keep that in mind if you are traveling there 80 looking good. no problems on the east shore. so it is looking good through berkeley. through fairfield, all the way up -- 24 checking our ride on
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101 and 280 in case you are heading out for thanksgiving traveling. your ride on 101 looking good from san francisco all the way into the south bay. still checking in trouble free. a light commute here at the toll bridge area. still under ten minutes drive time from oakland to san francisco. same goes for the ride across the san mateo bridge. last but not least, golden gate has been trouble free this morning if you are traveling from if north bay, you will see no problems heading south. it is just smooth on into downtown san francisco. james? >> all right, thank you robin. the deadly outbreak of meningitis linked to the tainted steroid injections has reached 500 cases nearly two months after it began. health e perts done know if it has peaked or not.
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>> all right, we are back. it is 7:55. take a look at the video on your screen. you see that? that's the mother load of black friday newspapers. it is the daily star in tucson. it is a special addition featuring all the black friday
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shopping sales, blitzes, whatever you want to call it. it is all in today's special guide. circulars from the stores are included. the edition weighs about 5- pounds an people are carrying it from store to store to get the best deal. pretty crazy. you think we did -- if you think it's bad here, it's insane there. crazy. coming up at 7:00. at 8:00, i'm sorry. hundreds of volunteers serving up thanksgiving meals to the less fortunate. we have a live report in glade memorial. and protests could be something you see today as you head out to get in son woman sales. we will tell you which employees will be walking picket lines and a cease fire appears to be holding in the middle east. those stories and more as the news continues on kron 4. into their work,
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 news. an update on your weather forecast. >> we're seeing plenty of sunshine around the bay area. temperatures will be about normal as we head in to the afternoon. it's a cold start. 42 in vallejo. 46 out the door in novato. 50 here in san francisco. as we take a look at your temperatures in to the afternoon we'll see mid 60s
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pretty much everywhere. very similar conditions to the east bay. 66 for walnut creek. mid 60s to san leandro. happy thanksgiving in the north bay. 64 here in san francisco. low 60s for daly city and it looks like vallejo with an afternoon high of 64 degrees. for your thanksgiving dinner forecast we will start off sunny. later on tonight of course there will be a little bit darker. temperatures in the low 60s. clear skies. overall very pleasant conditions for your thanksgiving holiday. it looks like we'll continue with dry weather in to the weekend. a little bit cooler as we start the next work week. yes, we do have the potential for some rain as we head in to the middle of next week. 8:46. that was your thanksgiving foreo traffic now. good morning, robin. >> thank you. traffic has been light and troue morning. if you're headed out to do shopg
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or traveling out there, no major problems to worry about. let's head out to the bay bridge toll plaza. drive time still less than 10 minutes from the oakland maze to the toll plaza, out toward downtown. you're right here across 92, the san mateo bridge doing just fine. it will take you 12 minutes to get from heyward to foster city. checking traffic across the golden gate. so far so good here. it's a light commute for you between novato and san francisco. switching to the traffic maps, checking your ride on the east shore free way, 80 looking good. 80 is a popular getaway route for holidays like today. it's looking good through vacaville, dixon, sacramento. switching over, the off-ramp was closed. crews had it closed to clear oud
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ing. you can now exit there without a delay, northbound 680 at jacqueline. back to you, mark. >> thank you. nation al news we're following. the outbreak of meningitis is facing 500 cases. health experts say it's unclear whether the epidemic has peaked. many patients who developed fungal meningitis are developing secondary infections now. it's prompting another effort to find those who have gotten the shots. 34 have died. news that toyota is recalling about 150,000 tacoma pickups. that's because the spare tires can fall from beneath the trucks. these are from the 2001 to 2004 model years. they were sold and registered in 20 cold-weather states. some cases the plate can break, the tire can fall
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off. dealers will inspect and may replace the plates at no cost. bad news for sony and panasonic. fitch ratings say they're facing weakness in business. sony hasn't turned a profit in four years. panasonic's share price has fallen 46% since march. fitch is downgrading the junk status of both. news on the college hoops player who shattered records on tuesday night with his incredible shooting skills. jack taylor scored 138 points on his own. and that is more than any nba team scored that night. >> reporter: his teammates kept passing him the ball. sophomore jack taylor kept sinking it.
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again, and again, and again. 138 points against faith baptist bible college, topping the national record that has stood for more than five decades. >> coming in to the game my teammates and my coaches wanted to get me some more shots to try to get my confidence going before we entered conference play. i knew i was going to get a few more shots than usual. >> at halftime, 58 points. second half, 80 points. >> the was a point in the 2nd half where i hit seven or eight 3s in a row on consecutive sessions, and at that moment i kind of knew something special was happening. >> reporter: taylor thanks his teammates for their unselfishness but you can also credit the coach and his system. it includes going heavy on the 3-pointers and not worrying about giving up a 2-pointer on the other side. the losing team's top scorer had 70 points,
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a high scoring game that caught the attention of the university basketball coach. >> that was pretty remarkable. >> reporter: does he expect a repeat performance? >> i doubt it. i think this might be a wuns in -- a once-in-a-lifetime experience where i was in the zone for an extended period of time. >> we'll be right back.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. if you're looking for a way to make holiday shopping easier, there's an app
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for that. lori shows us how to wrap up deals this season. >> reporter: it's officially holiday season and there are a lot of ways you can use your smart phone to do more than phone home. you can find a l today test it out. we're here at toys r us to start our morning. we used an app called red laser to find out where we can get a good price on furby. type in the item you're looking for. it will find stores nearby that carry it. $54, it matches what they said on my app. the teal furby. so i can get it right here. but here's the catch. just because your item is on the app doesn't mean it's in stock. so i just used red laser to help me find something specific. now i want to look for a good deal in my area. i'm going to open an app called black friday.
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it shows me k-mart has 744 coupons. the first tv they're showing is a tv for $88. here it is. lots of great deals on the black friday app. but the ads are mostly limited to major retailers. you won't find local discounts from mom and pop stores. >> i'm using it to see where i can get the best deal. it's the holidays. we're still in a recession. with everything happening you still want to make sure you get the best deal. and you've got to be competitive and everybody's got a smart phone. >> let's say we want to do a little comparison shopping. check out the dvd. it's $20. we're using a picture called sn. it's showing me all the local prices and it's cheaper here than at stores in the area. snap tell works easily to help find the best price. it's limited to books, dvds, cds, and video. so here's my receipt and i'm probably going to get a lot of these
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during the holiday season. one way to keep tabs on these receipts, you can use an app called lemon. i'm taking a picture of the last receipt. it's going to store all that data in an app, and this way i don't have to carry around all the paper. we're able to navigate the stores we visited. when they're more crowded, that could be tough. one thing the stores are doing, putting maps inside their apps. walmart and target are offering virtual maps to help you find items in record speed. as we enter the busiest shopping season of the year, your phone could be your competitive edge. cnn money new york. colin cappernick will be starting for the 49ers against the saints in new orleans. sports illustrated reports the decision to start him is not based on alex smith's uncertain health status. he's yet to be cleared to play in a game after
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he suffered a concussion in a game two weeks ago. kaepernick throwing two touchdowns for over 200 yards. he had enthusiastic postgame reviews from his offensive teammates monday night in the bears game. so kaepernick starting for the 49ers. bay area thanksgiving. a tradition we're following wite memorial church thanksgiving meal. >> a live look from san rafael. people already camping outside . we'll have your thanksgiving weather forecast coming up as well. or
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this november 22nd thanksgiving day. a thanksgiving tradition in san francisco, glide memorial church getting ready for their thanksgiving meal as they prepare to feed thousands in need. lines growing outside stores around the bay area. many of them opening even earlier this year. here's a live look at the best buy in san rafael. we'll go there in a moment. let's get more on your thanksgiving forecast. >> it's been a gorgeous start to the day. you can see lots of blue skies out there. plenty of sunshine. streaks of high cloud cover. expecting overall gorgeous thanksgiving. still clear but cool in the evening. it's been a chilly start to the morning but everyone is finally out of the 30s. in to the 50s in san francisco. oakland, 54. clean in the 40s in conquered. 53 through livermore. your full forecast coming up in a bit. for now we'll head over to robin. >> good morning. less cars on the road for this g
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holiday. let's take a look at traffic heading in to san francisco. it's been light through the morning and looking good. trouble-free leading up to the bay bridge toll plaza. all your getaway routes looking good. 80, i-5, all checking in trouble-free. most public transit agencies are operating on a sunday holiday schedule today in case you want to avoid driving. i'll have your full check on traffic coming up in just a bit. we've been watching the preparations all morning here at san francisco glide memorial church. they feed people every day of the year but especially on thanksgiving when larger crowds show up for thanksgiving meals. mike has been there all morning watching the preparations. what time do they start serving? >> they just opened their doors. the line outside is coming in. everyone will be able to get a thanksgiving meal. this is the preparation room where volunteers have been all
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morning long. to give you an idea of how much effort goes in to this, this is the second group of volunteers here this morning. another group showed up about 6:00 this morning. a lot of them carving turkey, ham, vegetables, putting everything together. this group just coming in a few minutes ago so the other group could go home with their families. to show you how much work they still have left to do, you can see a lot of turkeys and hams still wrapped along the wall here. that's because there is a huge need this year. glide expects to feed about 5,000 people today. i spoke with the reverend cical williams a few moments ago. he said it's not just about feeding those in need in the community, but trying to lift the spirit of those who have fallen on hard times. take a listen. >> we have to make sure all people have power to overcome situations, so here at glide we try to say to people, you can overcome that. you can. and you will. and you must. >> so the doors are open.
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now you can come on down. anyoe can come in, get in line, and get a free meal on thanksgiving. this runs until 2:00. it's hard to imagine with all the food you're seeing here on the screen. if they do run out of turkey and ham, there are boxed lunches they will hand out to people later this afternoon. anyone who comes here before 2:00 will get a free meal and they thank a lot of volunteers for giving up their time here today. >> thank you, mike. a reminder, they need 60 volunty , every day of the year to feed people at glide. you can get more information to volunteer or donate at some people are skipping thanksgiving this year to concentrate on christmas and get the big deals for black friday which starts this evening for many retailers. jackie has been watching the line grow. >> the stores are opening up earlier and people are lining up earlier and earlier to get the
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big deals. people are bundled up here at the best buy in san rafael. many have been here for 24 hours. that's not quite as bad as some around the state. we were at one best buy in pinol earlier this week. people started lining up on sunday to get in. people are desperate for deals here but not that desperate at least. it was cold this morning. it was down in the 30s here. the line is starting to grow. there's about a dozen people in line so far this morning. i had a chance to talk to some people that had been waiting in line about 12, 13 hours, about 4:00 this morning. and they described why they're here. >> 40-inch flat screen tv, and it's going for $170 for i'm going to get it for a christmas present for my wife. >> is she wondering where you're at this morning? >> she's at home pregnancy she's got some family there.
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i had to work this morning early. that's where i'm at. i'm at work. not in line. >> i want to hear that conversation. i'm sure she's happy to get the tv, but i don't know about you, mark. i'm not sure i could leave my pregnant wife on thanksgiving and get away with it. but hey, it's a great deal on a tv, and so he's waiting it out. this store opens at 12:00 tonight. they still have time out here. the good news is the sun is up. it's starting to heat up out here. not bitter cold temperatures we had earlier this morning. >> hopefully his wife really loves tv. then he may be okay. [ laughter ] >> i was going to say, you better. >> he's in big trouble. hopefully not. it's not jt best buy opening up. take a look at all the stores opening up this evening. k-mart, series, toys r us, and walmart opening at 8:00. target at 9:00. best buy and macy's at midnight.
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>> walmart released a statement saying, quote, our stores will be operating normally on black friday and our customers will not see anything unusual. the so-called protests involve a handful of associates at stores and most of the protesters don't even work at walmart. on to the good side of thanksgiving as we take a look at the great parade in new york city. the 86th annual macy's
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parade this morning. this year's parade featured 16 giant character balloons, 1600 cheerleaders, 900 clowns, 11 marching bands. the big headliner, santa claus. new york city officials gave 5,000 bleacher seats to families hit hard by superstorm sandy. a quick break on this thanksgiving morning. as we go to break, we'll take you to afghanistan where u.s. troops are celebrating in their own way. a live look here in the sierra. the snow turned to rain in a few spots here. 50 at meyers. it has been cold enough that they are making snow up at the resorts. many of the resorts opening up this weekend.
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>> been watching the latest developments out of the middle east. a cease fire between israel and the palestinians appears to be holding this morning after eight days of fighting in the gaza strip and took 160 lives. rockets were fired in to gaza but israel did not retaliate. under the cease fire is agreements to stop fire. it was negotiated by hillary clinton. you see her in egypt. the truce is guaranteed by the . the cease fire started at 11:00 yesterday morning our time as secretary of state clinton remains in the region. she held the press conference to announce the cease
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fire. new this morning, government war planes bombing a war plane next to a hospital killing 15 people. the hospital, one of the last remaining sources for civilians in the city of aleppo, a city of 2 million people. syrian rebels seized a key military base on the east side of the country. american troops in afghanistan are celebrating thanksgiving with food and football. here's new video of soldiers lined up at the coalition base in kabul. for dessert there was a massive cake with a turkey etch ed in icing and of course scores of pumpkin pies. we'll be right back as the kron 4 morning news returns. a live look to san jose. barely a car out in the roadway. here's 101 north and southbound.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. watching weather across the nation on this thanksgiving. live looks from washington, d.c. and new york city. the parade wrapped up just a short time ago. looks like nice weather across the nation. no major airport delays reported at any of the major airports across the nation right now. weather looks pretty nice. a little bit of rain across the
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nation's midsection for today. 70s miami. 60, chicago. nice weather on the west coast s well. let's get more on our weather forecast. >> before we bring it back to the y area we're going to take a look at the snow bomb report for you headed to the sierra. heavenly got a base of 24 inches. 22 inches for squaw valley. 18 to 36 for north star. bay area, it's been a beautiful morning. this is a view from the golden gate bridge camera. blue skies. been a chilly start to the morn. a lot of places starting out in the 30s but expecting mostly 60s. sunny and mild conditions. still clear in to the evening h. temperatures, starting out at about low 50s. 54 in oakland. still clinging to the upper 40s in concord. as we set
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the clock to 2:00 p.m., looks like we'll be getting to the 60s. for those of you headed out this morning, going to be mainly 50s. so taking a look at the highs, we'll start out in the south bay. 66 for campbell. 65 in mountain view. fremont, y . mid 60s along the delta. 67 for pleasanton. it's going to be low 60s along e coast as well. 61 for ocean beach. 64 in san francisco. about low to mid 60s in the north bay. we have light warming as we head in to the weekend. going to see the 70s back on the board on saturday. gradual cooling as we head in to the work week. looks like we could have a potential for wet weather by about midweek. time now is 9:17. let's get caught up on your traffic with robin. >> light traffic all around the bay area this morning. no major trouble spots or hot spots out there. let's start off with a bridge check. here's traffic heading in to san francisco. just a few cars on the road
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there. as you work your way out of the oakland maze, no problems leading up to the bay bridge toll plaza and still a good ride in to downtown. 92, looking good, trouble-free throughout the morning. 880 leading to 92 looking good. across the span, no problems. your connection with 101 will be smooth as you head up and down the peninsula. as you across the golden gate bridge, light traffic in to and out of san francisco. 101 south doing fine with san rafael. if you're heading to the airport this morning, all south bay freeways checking in trouble-free. 101, 87. 101 out of south san jose in to morgan hill, all the way out to gilroy, approaching 152, you're looking at traffic. if you're traveling on the peninsula, maybe heading to sfo, now is aood time to
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head on out. your ride light between san francisco and the south bay. back to you. big news from the post office this morning as the cash-strapped postal service is starting premium service for online shoppers. same day delivery. they're going to launch it only in san francisco as a test run starting on december 12th. if things run smoothly they'll expand it to boston, chicago, new york. it's following similar efforts by amazon and walmart. this program seeks to build on services, double-digit growth and package volume. same-day delivery for san francisco, about $10. president obama wishing everyone a happy thanksgiving in his weekly presidential address. >> on behalf of the obama family, i want to miss everyone a very happy thanksgiving. for us, like so many of you, this is a day full of family and friends, food, and football. it's a day to fight the
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overwhelming urge to take a nap, at least until after dinner. but most of all, it's a time to give thanks, for each other and for the incredible bounty we enjoy in this country. this is especially important this year. as a nation, we've just emerged from a campaign season that was passionate, noisy, and vital to democracy. it also required us to make choices. and sometimes those choices led us to focus on what sets us apart instead of what ties us together. what candidate we support, instead of what country we all belong to. thanksgiving is a chance to put it all in perspective, to remember that despite our differences we are, and always will be, americans first and foremost. today we give thanks for blessings that are all too rare in this world. the ability to spend time with the ones we love, to say what we want, to worship as we please, to know there are brave men and women defending our freedom around the globe. to look our children in
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the eye and tell them that here in america, no dream is too big if they're willing to work for it. we're also grateful this country has always been home to americans who see these blessings not simply as gift to enjoy but as opportunities to give back. americans who believe we have a responsibility to look out for those who are less fortunate, to pull each other up and move forward together. right now, as we prepare to gather around our dinner tables, there are families in the northeast who don't have that luxury. many of them have lost everything to hurricane sandy. homes, possessions, even loved ones. it will be a long time before life gets back to normal for them. in the midst of so much tragedy, there are also glimmers of hope. over the last few weeks we've seen fema personnel, national guard, and first responders working around the clock in hard-hit communities. we've seen hospital workers using their lunch breaks to distribute supplies, families
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offering up extra bedrooms. the fire department advertising free hot showers. buses full of volunteers coming from hundreds of miles away. neighbors sharing whatever they had. food, water, electricity, and seeing again and again how lucky they are to have a roof over their heads. to worry about themselves and leave the rest to someone else. but that's not who we are. that's not what we do. as americans, we're bold, generous, big hearted people. when our brothers and sisters are in need, we roll up our sleeves and get to work.
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happy thanksgiving, everybody. >> the president's weekly address. coming up on the kron 4 morning news, part of san francisco's ocean beach is closed to the public today. a live look at mount tan where we're seeing lots of sunshine. temperatures climbing up in to the 60s.
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>> new this morning, a third person has died after eating toxic mushrooms at a northern california senior facility. the person died on saturday but the senior home called monday to report the death. two other people died and three others became sick after eating soup made with toxic mushrooms on november 8th. the caretaker who made the soup picked the
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mushrooms from the home's backyard and didn't know they were poisonous. crews saw discharge coming out from balboa street. the beach has a no-swimming advisory as water at thes are being conducted. 90% of the discharge is rainwater and there has been no reports of any foul odors in the air. there's no estimate as to when the area will reopen. we'll be right back as the kron 4 morning news continues. we'll check at glide memorial church coming up where they're starting to serve thanksgiving meals to thousands of people in san francisco. [ crickets chirping ]
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checking in trouble-free. it's still light on 116, 101 and highway 37. >> another check from glide memorial church in san francisco as they're feeding thousands on this thanksgiving day. as we go to crown 4's julia, she's been watching the preparations all morning. still a lot of turkeys to carve. >> still a lot of turkeys to carve as well as a lot of hams. you can see some of the volunteers there. this is shift number two. they're now starting to serve dinner. that started at 9:00, just 30 minutes ago. and that will go on until 2:00. a lot of people here are coming back almost traditionally back here to help out on thanksgiving day. you'll also get your first timers like this family will be here. tina, hi tina. you have your son and your daughter here. >> yes, i do. chase and lily. >> what brougt you guys out here today? >> we felt like it was our time to do something for the
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community and we have so much and i don't think they really know what the meaning of thanksgiving is. so this is the first time they can do something for our community. >> have you ever carved a turkey before? >> no, i have not. this is my first time. >> how you doing so far? >> i think i'm doing pretty good. i'm probably making a bit of rookie mistakes but that's okay. >> i think you'll get really good after two hours of carving a bunch of turkeys. he's actually doing pretty good here. there's like about 500 volunteers out here. they're going to be serving 5,000 meals by the end of the day. this is something that glide has also been stressing this year, that they really appreciate all the volunteers they get during thanksgiving as well as christmas. they also need the help outside those celebrations. so if you didn't get a chance to get in and volunteering today or for christmas, they say you're more than welcome to get on their website and try to
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volunteer for any other time during the year as well as donate money. >> thanks if the updates throughout the morning. you can go to to do that. they need 60 volunteers a day to feed those in need in san francisco. to new york where the governor teamed up with several big companies to make this thanksgiving a little more bearable for superstorm sandy victims. governor andrew cuomo greeting first responders and hs sive food drive. there are about 200 homes that have to be demolished because they're beyond repair from the storm. and thousands other homes they hope they can salvage. governor chris christie
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handing out food in trenton. the christie administration second annual service. back here in the bay area people lining up not for thanksgiving but for christmas and trying to get the black friday deals as the stores are opening earlier this year. crown 4's jackie has been watching the lines grow out the best buy in san rafael. >> people getting their strategy together here. they're looking at the booklet there, figuring out what they want to get, where it's at in the store. those people are first in line and the first person in line, kevin hall and his wife got here at 8 a.m. yesterday. the line is starting to grow out here. that's nothing compared to pinol best buy. they started lining up on sunday, five days before the store opens. this store doesn't open until midnight. people are here waiting to get the deals. kevin hall was first in line here. i had a chance to talk to him
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earlier this morning about what he's hoping to get. >> we got here yesterday morning about 8:00 in the morning. we're going to pick up three laptops. we're going to pick up a couple of 40-inch tvs. we're going to pick up a couple wifi devices for my wife's best friend and myself. we're getting some dvds. a large range of stuff. >> it's kind of become a thanksgiving tradition for kevin. he says he's been out here the last eight or nine years here at the same best buy. he's kind of run out of things to buy for himself so now he's buying stuff for other people. we expect to see the line grow and grow. this best buy doesn't open until midnight tonight. >> thanks for the updates throughout the morning. don't believe those black friday deals. a lot of them may not be all they're cracked up to be as
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lynnette explains you shouldn't buy in to all the hype. >> reporter: if you really want to save money this holiday season, you really have got to think about timing. don't believe the hype. you have to understand that retailers and stores want you to believe the hype. and the hype is that the earlier you get your holiday shopping done, the better it's going to be for you. frankly, that's in their best interest. they know the earlier you start shopping, the more you'll spend. that's why they want you to get up really early on black friday and get to the 5 a.m. door buster sale. it's that sort of frenzy thinking that this is a once-in-a-lifetime deal that this special promotion, this discount, this sale is only going to be offered just once. nothing could be further from the truth. we know that the later you get in to the season, when you get to mid-december and then late december, right before christmas, that's when retailers start to get a lot more desperate.
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they start slashing their prices even more. there's also an exception to the rule of waiting when it comes to getting holiday gifts. while it's true that you don't want to believe the hype and go out there and overspend too early, it's the case that you're probably better off buying earlier two types of gifts. those are the must-have gifts that you know you absolutely want to buy, maybe it's the doll, the talking doll that your daughter is just pining away for, or those in-demand items that you might run the risk of running out of, the store might not have in time for you to purchase it. sometimes companies can run out of gifts early in the season, or they might not restock in time, or if you purchase it later you might run the risk of those gifts not being delivered by december 25th. >> good advice. we'll be right back as the kron4 morning news continues. a live look over san francisco on this thanksgiving morning. what are you doing there?
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>> a toyota recall to tell you about. 150,000 tacoma pickup trucks are being recalled because the spare tires can fall from underneath the trucks. this is for the 2001 to 2004 model years that were sold to register cars in 20 cold weather states. the plate to hold the tire under the truck can rust after long exposure to salt on the road. dealers will inspect and maybe replace the plate at no cost if it gets rusted. a big game day with football, three games in the nfl scheduled this thanksgiving. the 9-1 houston texans can take a step toward wrapping up the nfl's first playoff birth of the season with a win against the detroit lions this morning. lier this afternoon the dallas cowboys hosting their rival the redskins. tonight the new england patriots visit the new york jets. big 49er football news. colin kaepernick
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will start. it's not based on l ex smith's uncertain health status. smith was limited in practice yesterday and is yet to be medically cleared to play in a game after he was knocked out with a concussion two weeks ago. kaepernick started against chicago and earned two touchdown passes and had enthusiastic reviews from his teammates in the monday night win over the bear. he's starting this sunday against the 9ers. coming up on the kron 4 morning news, we'll have an update on weather conditions up in the sierra. many of the resorts are opening up. a live look here at 267 at north star. not a lot it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. watching weather here and up in the sierra. here's a view from a few moments ago at northstar. they're opening up today with skiing
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from mid-mountain up to the top. all the snow they continue to make with cold temperatures, skiers and boarders will be able to hit northstar and several other resorts that are opening up now for the holiday season. opening many of them for the first time today. let's go on to bay area weather right now. watching the sierra as well. hoping for more snow soon. let's get an update on the forecast. >> we're going to start off by taking this look at the san mateo bridge. you can see plenty of sunshine out there. it's been a gorgeous start to your thanksgiving morning. it was pretty chilly in a lot of places, starting out in the 30s. everyone is warming up now, getting to the 60s this afternoon. it's going to be clear and cool in to the evening as well. taking a look at where temperatures are sitting, mid 50s out the door in san francisco. 54 in oakland. 54 in san carlos as well. 53 degrees currently through the livermore valley. as we set the clock to 2:00, widespread 60s indicated by the green on your screen. for those of you headed
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out this evening, 7:00, looks like we'll be sitting in the 50s. taking a look at the highs, mid 60s. 64 in sunnyville as well as redwood city. we're going to see mid 60s along the delta as well. 67 degrees in pleasanton. a mixed bag of low to mid 60s in north bay. 66 in santa rosa and 63 degrees for petaluma. things are gradually going to warm as we head in to your weekend. going to see the 70s back on the board for saturday. gradual cooling expected in to your work week. it looks like we do have a chance of showers by about midweek. so we could see the fresh pattern in the midweek as well. let's get a quick update
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on your traffic with robin. >> traffic still light out there. nothing to really slow you down as you do your shopping or getaway driving. your drive time under 10 minutes as you work your way out of oakland in to the city. it's nice, light, smooth through the toll plaza, upper deck, through san francisco and no problems making the connection with highway 101. traffic across the san mateo bridge doing just fine. it's a 12-minute trip between heyward and foster city. 101 south moving well as you work your way out of san rafael and toward the golden gate bridge. same goes for the northbound commute out of san francisco. no problems on city streets leading to the toll plaza. quick check of the traffic maps here. 80 looking good. that's a popular getaway route. so far, it's trouble free in to the oakland maze in both directions. 24 at the limit, both sides between oakland and walnut creek.
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let's switch to the nimit's freeits freeway --nimits freeway looking good. all the way out to the pass. 101, 280 checking in trouble-free. same goes for your ride up to the airport. sfo, 101 at the limit in both directions and 280 also looking good from san francisco in to the south bay. good looking traffic all around the bay area for you this morning. the fate of the twinkie has been decided. yesterday a bankruptcy judge approved a request to liquidate hostess brands. the decision came after the company's latest attempt to end benefits dispute failed. the company allows it to sell its bakeries and recipes to the highest bidder. the company's operation shut down following
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several days of strikes from employees who were opposed to wage and benefit concessions. 145 people will lose their jobs at a hostess facility in oakland. in total more than 18,000 jobs were lost. police in east palo alto are investigating a shooting that injured a man and damaged his home last night on fairington way near the public library. police find a 26-year-old man there with gunshot wounds to his leg. it's the second shooting reported when another man was shot on tulane avenue. so far no suspects have been arrested in either shooting. san jose police are searching for a hit and run driver. a pedestrian was killed yesterday morning at the intersection of alum rock. the suspect's car is described as a dark colored sedan.
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this is the ninth pedestrian fatality this year in san jose. a quick break on the kron 4 morning news. we'll tell you what's new in theaters.
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>> check out the live pictures coming the kron 4 morning news. this is in beaumont, texas. heavy fog this morning. 100 cars and trucks involved one -up on i-10. the freeway completely shut down. 48 people have been taken to the hospital. all the cars erect here from the massive pile-up on the freeway in beaumont, texas, this morning. other stories we're following. new movies coming out this thanksgiving weekend including a story about the making of alfred hitchcock's psycho, and a movie about santa and the easter bunny saving the
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world. >> reporter: director ang lee brings life of pie to the big screen. it's a coming of age story about a zookeeper son who survives a shipwreck and is alive on a boat with a fierce tiger. rated pg. anthony hopkins takes on the rol alfred hitchcock during the making of his ground-breaking thriller, psycho, during 1989. and follows his relationship with his wife and partner, played by helen merem. also starring scarlet johannson, hitchcock is rated pg 13. in rise of the guardians, jack frost teams up with a heroes of children's imaginations, including santa claus and the easter bunny. they're on a mission to keep an evil spirit from taking over the world.
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rise of the guardians is rated pg. for now showing, i'm nick valencia. >> and a quick check here in the bay area weather forecast. looks pretty nice for the next several days. beautiful this afternoon, in the 60s with sunshine. warmer for tomorrow, upper 60s. even warmer for saturday and sunday with highs near 70 degrees. morning lows in the 40s for the coldest inland spots and 50s around the bay. looks like mild weather for next week as well. next chance of rain, hints next wednesday. looks like a better bout of rain thursday and friday coming to the bay area. dry weather expected for the next seven days. coming up here in a few minutes, dr. phil right after the kron 4 morning news. unbearable in-laws at 10:00. a woman says her in-laws won't accept her because she's white and they're african american. the husband is caught in the middle. we'll see if dr. phil can bring peace to the family.
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that's going to do it for us this morning. thanks for joining us here. we hope you have a happy and safe thanksgiving.
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